Announcing “Seven Seas” Album & Tour

Posted: July 14, 2015


Very excited to announce that the next Emancipator album “Seven Seas” will be released September 25th on Loci Records! The first single and title track “Seven Seas feat. Madelyn Grant” premiered today thanks to Noisey

The Emancipator Ensemble will be hitting the road this fall in support of the new album! Very excited to have Wax-tailor & Yppah (9/29 – 10/31) and The Real Blockhead & Manatee Commune (11/10 – 11/22) join us on the tour. Lots of new music, new stage production, and a few more surprises planned for this tour. Full Tour Dates can be found on the right hand side of this site!

A very limited allotment of Fan Club tickets are on sale now. This is also the only place you can currently pre-order the new Seven Seas album so get your tickets and pre order the album while you can!


Dusk To Dawn Remix Album Out Now!

Posted: July 8, 2015


Emancipator, continues to build on an ambitious 2015 with the release of his second remix album, Dusk to Dawn Remixes. Curated entirely by Appling himself, Dusk to Dawn Remixes picks up where Dusk to Dawn left off, offering a gorgeous and engaging listening experience through the juxtaposition of a variety of differing styles.

Dusk To Dawn Remixes features remixes from ODESZA, Little People, Eliot Lipp, Tor, D.V.S*, Lapa, 9 Theory, Erothyme, Frameworks, saQi, and remix contest winner NKLA.

Dusk To Dawn Remixes is out now via Emancipator’s own Loci Records and is available HERE

Live In Athens

Posted: June 3, 2015

Very excited to announce  “Live in Athens” which is the first Emancipator Ensemble live album. It was recorded on 2/22/14 at one of our favorite venues, The Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA.

Live In Athens is available as a free/pay what you want download from the Emancipator Bandcamp and is also available to stream on Spotify. Happy Listening!


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Valhalla Remix Contest

Posted: May 21, 2015

Excited to announce that this summer we will be releasing a remix album for Dusk to Dawn! There’s a remix for every track on the album except one, Valhalla, and we wanted to open up the opportunity to all the producers out there to take a shot at remixing it. All you need to do is download the stems and upload your remix to the Valhalla Remix Contest Soundcloud Group. Submissions need to be in by June 11th and we’ll be picking a winner shortly after. The winning remix will be included on the official Dusk to Dawn remix album!

Valhalla Stems

Remix Contest Soundcloud Group

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New Loci Records Release

Posted: May 14, 2015

Loci Records, the label which is curated by Emancipator has a new release from Stèv called “Beyond Stolen Notes” which will be released on May 18th. Earmilk recently premiered a stream of the entire album which you can check out below. To pre order the album please visit the Loci Bandcamp Page.



Euphoria Music Festival Announced

Posted: January 28, 2015

The Emancipator Ensemble is making their way back to Texas to join a great lineup at Euphoria Music Festival. More info and tickets at the official website here.

Winter Sale Announcement!

Posted: December 5, 2014

We have two special bundles available in the store! For a limited time you can save some loot by purchasing 3 albums on CD or vinyl together. On top of that, we’ll be randomly choosing two lucky people who pick up either bundle to have their copies signed and personalized by Emancipator himself (must order by 12/18 to be eligible). And the fun and savings doesn’t stop there, through the end of the year use code “LIONHEART” for an extra 15% off any order (including the bundles)!

“Say My Name feat. Zyra” Remix For Odesza

Posted: September 29, 2014

Emancipator remixed Odesza’s new tune “Say My Name (feat. Zyra)”! It’s available for download now via Counter Records exclusively on BeatPort.

‘Season One’ out now!

Posted: August 13, 2014

Loci Records, the label run by Emancipator, is happy to announce their first label compilation ‘Season One’ featuring 9 tracks from friends and family of the imprint is out now and available via Bandcamp as a pay-what-you-like download!

“The offering aims to give the listener an idea of the current sound of Loci Records. This compilation is a timestamp of unique music by a talented cast of producers stretching the globe,” as curator Doug Appling states, “Given the evolving nature of music, Season Two will surely be different, but I hope this series continues to be an outlet for fresh music that I feel is worth listening to.”

New Track ‘Diamonds’ From Loci Records Season One Sampler

Posted: August 6, 2014

Pleased to announce that on 8/13/14 a compilation project called “Season One” by some great artists in the Loci Records family will be available as a free download! Today you can listen to and download “Diamonds” which is the first original Emancipator track since Dusk to Dawn was released. Hope you enjoy it!


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